June 2017 archive

Meet Our 2017 Summer Interns

Our 2017 Summer Interns have arrived. Each has displayed an eagerness to learn about our work and get to know us, and our guests at our soup kitchen. In photo at left are (standing) Kaleb Havens, from Los Angeles (Left); Marc Gulaya, from Irvine, California; (sitting) Lilian Vasquez, from Los Angeles (Left); Iris Vazquez-Howard, from …

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LACW Highlighted On New York Cable Show “All Things Catholic”

See this LINK to watch the 25 minute segment on NET TV – All Things Catholic: Return to the Los Angeles Catholic Worker – Season 4 Episode 6 Airdate: 5/18/17 This week on All Things Catholic, host, Joe Estevez returns to the Los Angeles Catholic Worker. He interviews community members and volunteers to discuss the …

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Steve Baggarly from the Norfolk Catholic Worker, an LACW Sister House, has the following letter to the editor published in their local paper, The Virginian Pilot “Through July 7, representatives of 132 countries are meeting at the United Nations to work out a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Unfortunately, the United States is not at the …

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Kitchen Closed on Tuesday, July 4.

Just a reminder that in keeping with our tradition, Hospitatlity Kitchen (AKA Hippie Kitchen) will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. We will reopen with normal schedule on Thursday, July 6. Apologies for the inconvenience.

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Frida Berrigan, daughter of Elizabeth MacAlister and the late Phil Berrigan, has written an excellent piece on the necessity of participating in the renewed anti-nuclear organizing efforts around the nation, and world. You can read it at this LINK. An excerpt: “Nevertheless, the Doomsday Clock is still with us. In fact, it has been inching …

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New Skid Row Mural Dedication

On Thursday, June 8, 2017, after serving at our soup kitchen, we gathered at Catch 21 Restaurant, one block from the kitchen, to dedicate and bless the new mural by our traveling muralist friend, Dimitri Kadiev, who had assistance from a few friends and other Skid Row artists. The theme of the mural is Sacred …

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June 2017 Agitator

Here is the JUNE Catholic Agitator. In This Issue: Bring Back The Draft by Jeff Dietrich Wages Of Rebellion – Book Review by Mike Wisniewski From Sanctuary To Liberation by Matt Harper Defending The Sacred by Dimitri Kadiev Anarchism by Alexandria Addesso Stop Abuse by Megan Ramsey

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Our Guest-Worker, George Shkara, Has Released A New Music Video

Our guest-worker, George Shkara, who not only cooks at our soup kitchen, but is also developing a singing career, recently played a local club where he released his new single. Many LACW community members were there in support and witness his amazing talent. This LINK is to the official video of the single, Love Me …

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Vacationing Family From Midwest

On Saturday, June 3, we had a unique group of volunteers at our soup kitchen to serve the Skid Row poor and homeless. The McInerney family, from Lincoln, Nebraska, were on a family vacation road trip and while on the road, wanted to find a way to serve those in need. They had some prior …

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